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May 30, 2018

Vitamin K2 in multiple sclerosis patients (Lasemi et al.)

Austrian researchers recognize that Vitamin K2 is essential for a number of physiological functions, although the full…

May 30, 2018

Menaquinone Content of Cheese (Vermeer et al.)

Nutrients has published a paper examining the Vitamin K2  (menaquinone) concentrations in a wide range of cheeses…

May 30, 2018

Desphospho-Uncarboxylated Matrix-Gla Protein Is Increased Postoperatively in Cardiovascular Risk Patients (Dahlberg et al.)

Matrix Gla protein (MGP) is an extrahepatic protein that is dependent on glutamate carboxylation, a vitamin K-dependent…

January 8, 2018

Prevalence and Effects of Functional Vitamin K Insufficiency: The PREVEND Study (Riphage et al.)

Matrix Gla Protein (MGP) is a strong vitamin K-dependent inhibitor of soft tissue calcification. Researchers assessed the…

January 8, 2018

Calcific aortic valve stenosis: hard disease in the heart (Peeters et al.)

Calcific aortic valve stenosis (CAVS) is common in the ageing population and set to become an increasing…

September 22, 2017

Vitamins K1 and K2: the emerging group of vitamins required for human health (Schwalfenberg GK)

A Canadian researcher sought to review the evidence for the use of vitamin K supplementation in clinical…

September 22, 2017

Vitamin K2 supplementation and arterial stiffness among renal transplant recipients: a single-arm, single-center clinical trial (Mansour et al.)

A new study of renal transplant recipients, a group shown to express subclinical vitamin K deficiency and…

September 22, 2017

Evaluation of antitumor effects of vitamin K2 (menaquinone-7) nanoemulsions modified with sialic acid-cholesterol conjugate (Shi et al.)

Numerous studies have recently shown that vitamin K has antitumor effects in a variety of tumor cells,…

June 30, 2017

The risk of nephrolithiasis is causally related to inactive matrix Gla protein, a marker of vitamin K status: a Mendelian randomization study in a Flemish population (Wei et al.)

Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) is the clinical condition characterized by the formation of crystal aggregates in the urinary…

June 30, 2017

High Dephosphorylated-Uncarboxylated MGP in Hemodialysis patients: risk factors and response to vitamin K2, A pre-post intervention clinical trail. (Aoun et al.)

Vascular calcifications are highly prevalent in hemodialysis patients. Dephosphorylated-uncarboxylated MGP (dpucMGP) was found to increase in vitamin…

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